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The Former Downstein Manager’s $5 Million Lawsuit Against NYU and Aramark, Explained

The Former Downstein Manager’s $5 Million Lawsuit Against NYU and Aramark, Explained

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, Top Stories

Detailed summary of the lawsuit being filed against NYU and Aramark by a terminated employee.

Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

Lawsuit From Former Downstein Manager Reveals Aramark Misled Public About Insensitive Black History Month Meal

By Sayer Devlin, Alex Domb, Kristina Hayhurst, and Jemima McEvoy

May 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, Top Story

NYU and Aramark face a five million dollar lawsuit. The suit alleges wrongful termination of an Aramark employee after February's insensitive Black History Month meal.

Looking at Alternative Food Providers to Aramark

Looking at Alternative Food Providers to Aramark

By Sakshi Venkatraman and Kristina Hayhurst

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A look at the dining service providers NYU will consider if it decides to cut ties with Aramark, Inc. next year.

NYU Presents Timeline for Evaluating Potential Aramark Replacements

NYU Presents Timeline for Evaluating Potential Aramark Replacements

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU Dining Services held a conversation with NYU community members following controversy over a racist meal served in Weinstein last month.

Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Must Cut Ties with Aramark’

Letter to the Editor: ‘NYU Must Cut Ties with Aramark’

By Victor L. Crawford, Guest Editorial

March 1, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion, University Life

The Chief Operating Officer of Aramark, Victor L. Crawford, writes a letter in response to the WSN Editorial Board piece titled "NYU Must Cut Ties with Aramark".

Aramark, Hamilton Address Students in Fallout of Black History Month Meal

Aramark, Hamilton Address Students in Fallout of Black History Month Meal

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Hamilton and Aramark issued public statements to the NYU community addressing Downstein's Black History Month Meal.

Aramark’s Long History of Missing the Mark

Aramark’s Long History of Missing the Mark

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

An in-depth breakdown of NYU food provider Aramark's past and present controversies.

NYU Must Cut Ties With Aramark

NYU Must Cut Ties With Aramark

By WSN Editorial Board

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU's food service provider, Aramark, served a racially insensitive Black History Month meal on Wednesday, and that's just the most recent of the company's violations. NYU needs to end it's contract with Aramark now.

NYU Must Hold Aramark Responsible

NYU Must Hold Aramark Responsible

By WSN Editorial Board

March 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a large client of Aramark, NYU has immense power and potential influence over the standards that the corporation should be meeting in order to prevent further issues. The university must call upon their partner to remedy this inhumane treatment of prisoners immediately, and if they refuse, NYU must find a new food service partner.

NYU Criticized for Ties to Aramark

NYU Criticized for Ties to Aramark

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU Prison Divest created a petition requesting that the university end its relationship with the food provider Aramark Corporation.